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Can You Get Herpes From Waxing
Yes as any kind of : trauma can lead to an outbreak. But it is not a guarantee. Waxing is more traumatic than shaving. Even just stress can cause an outbreak. I recommend having prescription valacyclovir available if any burning itching or pain starts, and you can take a pill to prevent the outbreak or at least shorten the course. ...Read more
There are different types of herpes infections; herpes simplex infection of mouth (gingivostomatitis) and lips (labialis) are the most common. Others include genital herpes, and herpes zoster. Herpes infection could very mild to very dangerous depending on the type and location of the body affected. I ...Read more
Is it possible to get herpes from a brazilian wax? The aesthetician used gloves and used a new stick, but she did double dip. My main concern is if a client before me had herpes and the virus got in the wax. Thank you.
No the virus: cannot survive in hot waxGet a more detailed answer ›
Can allergies cause lymph nodes to wax and wane? Chronic over 8 yrs. Tested neg for HIV, HERPES, cancers.
They ALWAYS do that: I'm glad you're health conscious. That's what lymph nodes are supposed to do. Everybody has a few palpable ones that come and go. They're your friends, fighting goodness-knows-what so you never know it attacked. Relax and be thankful for good health. ...Read more
Having one bump means a cyst or something else have a lot of hair on my vagina I do not shave or wax and do not have a STD or herpes what can it b it burns and stings sometimes?
Wait: You could spread it , leave color change or spread it. If you are prone to herpesi would consider antivirals such as zovirax orally prior to waxing and if herpes attacks are frequent and uncomfortable even continuos prophylactic antivirals as preventive. It easier to delay waxing than to treat deep discoloration or even scarring which may result. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you still get your vagina waxed if you have herpes? Not an active outbreak but a history of genital herpes.
YES: Most waxing professionals use gloves and there should not be any issue if you are not having a breakout. ...Read more
Herpes: Herpes is two viruses. They cause a permanent, non-curable infection of the skin and the associated nerves for that patch of skin. The simplex or "type one" is formally known as oral herpes. It is found in 75% of americans and is usually caught from family members when a child. The other, type two is known as genital herpes and can lead to significant trouble with pregnancy, delivery and hiv. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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